Editorials

Reaching out during the holidays

During the past few weeks as the buildup to “Black Friday” begins, the focus has been placed on holiday shopping for kids, parents, grandparents and other relatives. But many local groups are once again hoping that giving spirit will reach a little further than immediate family this holiday season.

Nourishing the body and mind

In June 2003, the Lost and Found Cafe opened its doors and began serving meals to the hungry and homeless in Camas-Washougal.

A dedication to service that lasts a lifetime

This morning, red, white and blue American flags in honor of Veterans Day, as well as black flags recognizing prisoners of war and those missing in action, lined Northeast Fourth Avenue in downtown Camas.

Death with Dignity Act provides freedom to make the ultimate choice

When considering the peaceful, humane and dignified ways a person may die, suffering from a grade four glioblastoma multiforme is not one of them. In fact, it might be near the bottom of the list.

It’s decision time

With a week to go until the General Election, candidates, as well as supporters of the wide variety of levies and propositions are beginning the final push.

Washougal levies will improve service levels

Propositions 5 and 6 are the emergency services issues that many city of Washougal residents will be casting their votes on starting this week, as ballots begin arriving in mailboxes.

Vote 'yes' on home rule charter

For some time now, it’s been quite clear that a change is needed in Clark County government. An opportunity has been presented to the public to do so, and it’s time for voters to seize it.

Support ECFR levy renewal request

Voters living within the boundaries of the East County Fire and Rescue district will have a decision to make when they receive their general election ballots in the mail next week.

Effort to build new library will require planning, support, enthusiasm

A library has the opportunity to be the heart of a community.

Issues could drive boost in general election turnout

Although the 2014 primary election produced relatively dismal voter turnout numbers countywide (28 percent) and statewide (31 percent), Secretary of State Kim Wyman is hoping several factors will turn those numbers around for the upcoming general election.